A Question of Perpsective

Miriam Gedwiser Chaim Saiman’s argues that the number of “gedolim” associated with a community - in this case, the modern and liberal Orthodox communities - is...

Pesah and Shavuot, Or: Emancipation and Freedom

Jerome Marcus explores understandings of freedom within halakhah and how they relate to Pesah and Shavuot

How Can the Modern Orthodox Community Fulfill the Rav’s Vision for Women’s Talmud Study?

Rivka Kahan weighs in on the impact of the Rav's 1977 Stern College Talmud lecture and how the Modern Orthodox community can move forward.

And Even If Parents Are Present …

Continuing the Yitzhak paradigm, Rabbi Yaakov Bieler offers another perspective on the nuances of Jewish education.

Miriam Gedwiser Response

A Question of Perpsective Miriam Gedwiser     Chaim Saiman’s argues that the number of “gedolim” associated with a community - in this case, the modern and liberal Orthodox...

Would the Rav Approve of the Soloveitchik Siddur?

Yaakov Jaffe on the Rav, prayer and Modern Orthodox Jews who wish to pray like the Rav.

Countering Counter-History: Re-Considering Rav Aharon’s Road Not Taken

Tovah Lichtenstein responds to and critiques Zev Eleff's counter-history, "What if Rav Aharon Had Stayed?"

The Beit Midrash in the Age of Snapchat

Shira Hecht-Koller Earlier this year, Apple released the iPhone X. When the first iPhone was released in 2007, I was completing my second year of...

Rabbi Norman Lamm’s Theology of Anti-Racism

Shmuel Lamm examines Rabbi Norman Lamm's sermons for insights on a crucial issue.

The Modern Orthodox Women’s Agenda, the Eighties, and Bottom-Up Opposition

Zev Eleff tells the story of "Orthodox women's issues" in the 1980s and its impact on today's religious scene.

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